A Tale of Many Colors! Happy day, dear reader! I get a lot of questions about my hair. I don't mind them. I love my grey, but for years it was a love-hate relationship. It's interesting that since I've gone natural, I receive compliments on my grey almost daily. Sometimes the compliment is on the… Continue reading Growing Out the Grey
Volume 2: White Jeans + Blouse Happy day, reader dear! Welcome to the second in the Friday Flashback series I'm running this summer, wherein I look back at an outfit I wore the same week last year, (probably a little) more objectively than I could then, and restyle it for this year. This outfit turned… Continue reading Friday Flashback!
And 3 Tips to Keep Them Clean! Happy day, reader dear! I don't know about where you live, but summer here in the south means white jeans. I'm good with that! I didn't used to be. Until we moved here, I had owned only one pair of white jeans, which I could wear for my… Continue reading 3+ Ways to Style White Jeans
Volume 1: Jeans + White Shirt Here's a new series for summer where I look back at an outfit from a year ago, and give it a thumbs up/down, and or a restyle! It's part of my effort to honor one of the items on my bucket list, which is to schedule more downtime. I… Continue reading Friday Flashback!
More Style, Less Effort! Happy day, reader dear! Sometimes when I meet people they ask about shortcuts to style. I could tell them something like, "Wear a scarf," "Always wear earrings," or "Master the half-tuck." But those tips aren't for everybody! Style is a skill, not just a mystical thing that some people have, and… Continue reading Style Shortcuts
Happy day, dear reader! Is it spring where you live? Or does it already feel like summer? As the weather warms, it's a great time to take a look at our dressing habits. What's working, what's not, and what might need some tweaking... Style? Cut? Color? What is your favorite color? Now, what’s your favorite… Continue reading 7 Tips to Break the Black Habit!
NOT With Your Suit... Happy day, reader dear! How often do you wear a suit? My guess is not very. Most of us don't anymore unless we work in law or finance. Many of us have one hanging in our closets though, unloved and unworn. I hate waste, so let's talk about how to get… Continue reading Break Up Your Suit!
Happy day, dear reader! Wow! I can't believe it's already May! When our youngest was born, my husband's parents came out to meet wee one (Now married and expecting a wee one of his own.). We were still wrestling with the baby-party-at-all-hours phase of parenting and trying to prevent the other two boys from killing… Continue reading 3 Ways to Style a Blazer for Spring
Drugstore Brands Review Happy day, reader dear! It is spring in the northern hemisphere, and with the season come graduations and soon after, summer weddings! I don't know about you, but I cry a lot. I mean A LOT. I'm a happy crier. I get overwhelmed by joy and gratitude, beauty and the sheer goodness… Continue reading Mascara Madness
5 Tips to Keep It Casual AND Chic! Happy day, reader dearest! What's the world's favorite fabric? You'd be right if you guessed denim. We wear it all year long, and for all occasions. Not only is denim popular, but it's been a runway darling as well! Denim is having its day, although I don't… Continue reading Denim on Denim: Redux